Former Irish International Liam Miller Is Fighting Cancer

Liam Miller is understood to be battling cancer and has visited the US for treatment

Celtic and Manchester United have both tweeted their support for former player Liam Miller.

The 36-year-old began his career at Parkhead, scoring two goals in 26 appearances during the Martin O'Neill era before moving to Manchester United.

His career has since taken him to Sunderland, QPR and Hibernian, and as far as Australia, the Republic of Ireland and the United States, where he now plays for Wilmington Hammerheads.

"I gave him his debut at Celtic", O'Neill said.

"We heard about the news recently but we didn't know how bad it was".

Ex-England striker Chris Sutton said: "All thoughts and prayers go out to my old teammate Liam Miller tonight".

Miller retired from playing a year ago and had returned to Ireland with his wife and three children to complete his UEFA coaching qualifications.

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Miller was part of the Black Cats' squad that won promotion to the Premier League in 2007 under Roy Keane, but he was on the move again in 2009, this time to QPR.

Ian Harte added: 'Very sad news about one of my old teammates Liam Miller, thinking of him and his family at this very hard time'.

"That's from the whole team and everyone".

He tweeted: "Awful news about Liam Miller keep the fingers crossed that he somehow pulls through".

The former Welsh worldwide said: "My thoughts are with Liam Miller and his family this morning".

Jacob Burns, the former Leeds and Australia midfielder who is now head of football at Perth Glory, tweeted: "In shock!"

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